Definition of Olivines

1. Noun. (plural of olivine) ¹



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Definition of Olivines

1. olivine [n] - See also: olivine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Olivines

oliveness
olivenite
olivenites
olivers
olives
olivet
olivets
olivewood
olivewoods
olivey
olivifugal
olivil
olivin
olivine
olivines (current term)
olivinic
olivinitic
olivipetal
olivite
olivocerebellar
olivocerebellar tract
olivocochlear
olivocochlear bundle
olivocochlear fibres
olivocochlear tract
olivomycins
olivopontocerebellar
olivopontocerebellar atrophy
olivopontocerebellar degeneration

Literary usage of Olivines

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1. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1904)
"The olivines are long, lathe-shaped aggregates varying in width from 0.03 ... The olivines nearly all contain minute inclusions of feldspar averaging about ..."

2. ... The Mineral Structure of Some Victorian Rocks by James Stirling (1904)
"Magnetite occurs in grains of moderate size, and as fibres associated with ferric hydrate. Some of the olivines approach the variety ..."

3. Annual Report of the Geological Commission by George Steuart Corstorphine, Arthur William Rogers (1907)
"The fine-grained rock contains porphyritic olivines and slightly-rounded or else angular ... Many of the olivines show an attached film of a fine-grained ..."

4. British Petrography: With Special Reference to the Igneous Rocks by Jethro Justinian Harms Teall (1888)
"This is the case with some of the olivines in the dolerites of ... olivines rich in iron assume a red or reddish brown colour when heated. ..."

5. The History of Geological Surveys in Minnesota by Newton Horace Winchell (1889)
"But as the alteration is the greatest at right angles to the line of greatest elasticity, the more highly altered olivines present an alternate series of ..."

6. Lithological Studies: A Description and Classification of the Rocks of the by Marshman Edward Wadsworth (1884)
"The least altered olivines are traversed by numerous fissures, most of which ... In those olivines that are further changed the ferruginous bands increase, ..."

7. Modern Lithology Illustrated and Defined: For the Use of University by Ernest Howard Adye (1907)
"These olivines may be known by their fissures of metamorphism forming a mesh-work, ... The olivines in the part of the field viewed with ordinary light are ..."

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